43 episodes

Swole Radio answers all of your questions on natural bodybuilding. I'm a medical doctor, pro natural men's physique athlete, and YouTuber based in Vancouver, Canada.

I seek to promote science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. This will involve interviewing the top athletes, coaches, and scientists in bodybuilding.

If that sounds like it will help you, join me by subscribing!

- Bill Wong, MD (Dr. Swole)

Swole Radio Bill Wong MD

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 9 Ratings

Swole Radio answers all of your questions on natural bodybuilding. I'm a medical doctor, pro natural men's physique athlete, and YouTuber based in Vancouver, Canada.

I seek to promote science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. This will involve interviewing the top athletes, coaches, and scientists in bodybuilding.

If that sounds like it will help you, join me by subscribing!

- Bill Wong, MD (Dr. Swole)

    43. Eric Helms: Carbs, Fats, and Micronutrients for Bulking

    43. Eric Helms: Carbs, Fats, and Micronutrients for Bulking

    I had Eric Helms back on to continue our chat on nutrition for bulking!

    0:55 Carbs for bulking

    15:35 Minimum carb recommendations

    21:18 How to find your optimal carb intake

    26:59 Role of insulin for bodybuilders

    32:46 Carb cycling

    34:47 Importance of fats

    40:28 Micronutrients

    47:29 Processed vs. Unprocessed food

    53:53 Thermic effect of food / macros

    Eric’s IG: @helms3dmj

    His books: https://muscleandstrengthpyramids.com/

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    My e-books: https://askdrswole.com/

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    Follow me on social media:

    YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/c/AskDrSwole

    INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dr_swole

    FACEBOOK GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/drswole

    TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@dr_swole/

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    About me: I'm a medical doctor and pro natural physique athlete based in Vancouver, Canada. I seek to share science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. These will reflect the current expert consensus in the scientific bodybuilding community. I‘m lifetime drug-free and have been training since 2012.

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    Disclaimers: Consider seeing a physician to assess your readiness before beginning any fitness program. Information presented here is to be applied intelligently in the individual context. I do not assume liability for any loss incurred by using information in this podcast.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    42. Menno Henselmans: Supplements for Natural Bodybuilding

    42. Menno Henselmans: Supplements for Natural Bodybuilding

    I had Menno Henselmans back on the Swole Radio Podcast to discuss bodybuilding supplements: which supplements are actually worth using for natural bodybuilders?

    You’ll see that there are a number of indirect benefits for supplements that can make them useful. We go through which ones work, which ones don’t, what to look for, and how much to take if helpful:

    1:58 creatine

    7:01 caffeine

    20:51 vitamins & minerals

    27:12 omega 3s / fish oil

    33:33 melatonin

    43:38 ashwagandha

    46:00 HMB, EAAs, BCAAs

    Find Menno:

    https://mennohenselmans.com/

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    Take your knowledge to the next level with the MASS Research Review: http://bit.ly/drswoleMASS

    (This is an affiliate link - I’ll receive a small commission when you use it)

    My e-books: https://askdrswole.com/

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    Follow me on social media:

    YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/c/AskDrSwole

    INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dr_swole

    FACEBOOK GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/drswole

    TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@dr_swole/

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    About me: I'm a medical doctor and pro natural physique athlete based in Vancouver, Canada. I seek to share science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. These will reflect the current expert consensus in the scientific bodybuilding community. I‘m lifetime drug-free and have been training since 2012.

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    Disclaimers: Consider seeing a physician to assess your readiness before beginning any fitness program. Information presented here is to be applied intelligently in the individual context. I do not assume liability for any loss incurred by using information in this podcast.

    • 52 min
    41. Eric Helms: Optimizing Protein & Calories for Bulking

    41. Eric Helms: Optimizing Protein & Calories for Bulking

    Dr. Eric Helms is back on the Swole Radio Podcast to talk about the fundamentals of bulking nutrition! We cover calories and protein here:

    0:43 How to find maintenance calories

    8:36 Ideal calorie surplus in a bulk / rate of weight gain

    18:04 Bulking intuitively

    24:21 Tracking progress for muscle growth

    27:23 Protein - how much is optimal?

    33:44 Importance of amino acids

    40:30 Fast vs. slow digesting proteins

    48:46 Different protein supplements, whey vs. casein

    Find Eric:
    IG: @helms3dmj

    https://3dmusclejourney.com/

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    Take your knowledge to the next level with the MASS Research Review: http://bit.ly/drswoleMASS

    (This is an affiliate link - I’ll receive a small commission when you use it)

    My e-books: https://askdrswole.com/

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    Follow me on social media:

    YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/c/AskDrSwole

    INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dr_swole

    FACEBOOK GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/drswole

    TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@dr_swole/

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    About me: I'm a medical doctor and natural men’s physique athlete based in Vancouver, Canada. I seek to share science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. These will reflect the current expert consensus in the scientific bodybuilding community. I‘m lifetime drug-free and have been training since 2012.

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    Disclaimers: Consider seeing a physician to assess your readiness before beginning any fitness program. Information presented here is to be applied intelligently in the individual context. I do not assume liability for any loss incurred by using information in this podcast.

    • 52 min
    40. Chris Barakat: Training Frequency, Splits, Stimulus to Fatigue Ratio

    40. Chris Barakat: Training Frequency, Splits, Stimulus to Fatigue Ratio

    I had Chris Barakat on to speak about bodybuilding splits and advanced microcycle design. This will include a discussion of training frequency, fatigue distribution, and specialization programs.

    Find Chris:

    https://www.schoolofgainz.com/

    IG: @christopher.barakat

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    Take your knowledge to the next level with the MASS Research Review: http://bit.ly/drswoleMASS

    (This is an affiliate link - I’ll receive a small commission when you use it)

    My e-books: https://askdrswole.com/

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    Follow me on social media:

    YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/c/AskDrSwole

    INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dr_swole

    FACEBOOK GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/drswole

    TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@dr_swole/

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    About me: I'm a medical doctor and natural men’s physique athlete based in Vancouver, Canada. I seek to share science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. These will reflect the current expert consensus in the scientific bodybuilding community. I‘m lifetime drug-free and have been training since 2012.

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    Disclaimers: Consider seeing a physician to assess your readiness before beginning any fitness program. Information presented here is to be applied intelligently in the individual context. I do not assume liability for any loss incurred by using information in this podcast.

    • 57 min
    39. Alberto Nunez: Bulking in the Year 3000 - Offseason Recap, 2022 Contest Prep Setup

    39. Alberto Nunez: Bulking in the Year 3000 - Offseason Recap, 2022 Contest Prep Setup

    I had Alberto Nunez back on to discuss his last offseason, Bulking in the Year 3000. Lots of valuable insights here into how an elite natural bodybuilder periodizes his offseason. We go over his stats, training, and nutrition and how he’s setting up for his 2022 contest prep 🔥.

    Find Alberto:

    https://3dmusclejourney.com/

    IG: @nunez3dmj

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    Take your knowledge to the next level with the MASS Research Review: http://bit.ly/drswoleMASS

    (This is an affiliate link - I’ll receive a small commission when you use it)

    My e-books: https://askdrswole.com/

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    Follow me on social media:

    YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/c/AskDrSwole

    INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dr_swole

    FACEBOOK GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/drswole

    TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@dr_swole/

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    About me: I'm a medical doctor and natural men’s physique athlete based in Vancouver, Canada. I seek to share science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. These will reflect the current expert consensus in the scientific bodybuilding community. I‘m lifetime drug-free and have been training since 2012.

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    Disclaimers: Consider seeing a physician to assess your readiness before beginning any fitness program. Information presented here is to be applied intelligently in the individual context. I do not assume liability for any loss incurred by using information in this podcast.

    • 57 min
    38. Cliff Wilson: Peak Week for Natural Bodybuilding

    38. Cliff Wilson: Peak Week for Natural Bodybuilding

    Cliff Wilson one of the most respected natural bodybuilding coaches. In this episode we talk all about peak week for bodybuilding.

    Find Cliff:

    https://www.teamwilsonbb.com/

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    Take your knowledge to the next level with the MASS Research Review: http://bit.ly/drswoleMASS

    (This is an affiliate link - I’ll receive a small commission when you use it)

    My e-books: https://askdrswole.com/

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    Follow me on social media:

    YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/c/AskDrSwole

    INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dr_swole

    FACEBOOK GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/drswole

    TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@dr_swole/

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    About me: I'm a medical doctor and natural men’s physique athlete based in Vancouver, Canada. I seek to share science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. These will reflect the current expert consensus in the scientific bodybuilding community. I‘m lifetime drug-free and have been training since 2012.

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    Disclaimers: Consider seeing a physician to assess your readiness before beginning any fitness program. Information presented here is to be applied intelligently in the individual context. I do not assume liability for any loss incurred by using information in this podcast.

    • 1 hr 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Tsumtsumplaya ,

Informative!

Very informative and interesting! Can’t wait for the next episode!

joewiththeabs ,

Excellent Podcast

This is a fantastic podcast. Very informative!

biz2828 ,

Great podcast

Excellent material Bill! Keep up the good work

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